McDonald is a borough in Allegheny and Washington counties in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, 18 miles (29 km) southwest of Pittsburgh. In the past, factories of bottles, oil-well drilling tools, flour-mill products, etc., existed here. Oil and coal were and still are procured in the area. The population was 2,149 at the 2010 census. Of this, 1,766 were in Washington County, and 383 were in Allegheny County.

McDonald’s government includes an elected mayor, an elected seven-member borough council and an appointed secretary-treasurer. The borough’s tax collector is also elected. The mayor, council members and tax collector are all elected to four-year terms. All of the council seats are at-large.

The borough is served by the Fort Cherry School District.

EVENTS

Spring/Summer Tennis Programs – Heritage Park Tennis Courts

Spring Tennis Program is a 5 week session starting May 4th and ends June 3rd.  Tuesdays and Thursdays 4pm at Heritage Park in McDonald.  For ages 10 through 14, high school, and adults.

Summer Tennis Program is a 9 week session starting June 15th and ends August 12th.  Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30am at Heritage Park in McDonald.  For ages 5 through high school, and adults.

Please contact Dave Hayden for more information.  Phone number (412) 735-6477 or email haydende@westminster.edu

Saturday, June 5th – Pancake Breakfast

The McDonald Trail station is holding a pancake breakfast from 8am to noon at the McDonald Trail Station. 

Saturday, June 5th – Car Wash

Fort Cherry Girls Basketball is holding a charity car wash at the McDonald Volunteer Fire Department from noon until 4pm.

Saturday, June 5th – McDonald Area Community Wide Yard Sale

OVER 50 YARD SALES FOR OUR McDONALD AREA COMMUNITY WIDE YARD SALE.  SATURDAY JUNE 5th.  NEW THIS YEAR, AN ADDITIONAL SPACE IN OUR PARK WILL BE SET ASIDE FOR NON-RESIDENTS AND VENDORS TO SET-UP.  EAT AND SHOP IN OUR TOWN. A MAP OF THE REGISTERED SALES WILL BE AVAILIBALE A FEW DAYS PRIOR ON THE WWW.McDONALDBORO.COM WEBSITE OR THE MCDONALD PENNSYLVANIA FACEBOOK PAGE.  A PAPER COPY OF THE MAP WILL BE AVAILABLE THAT MORNING AT THE HERITAGE PUBLIC LIBRARY PORCH IN MCDONALD AND IN FRONT OF THE MCDONALD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Click Here for Event Flyer

McDonald Area Community Wide Yard Sale

Click here for MAP

Monday, June 7th – Monthly Council Meeting

McDonald Borough Council June Meeting.  All meetings are held the first Monday of every month at 7pm at the McDonald Borough Building.

This is the Microsoft Teams invite for the June 2021 McDonald Borough Monthly Meeting if you opt to participate virtually.  When it comes time to join the meeting, please use the link below that says “Click here to join the meeting” on your smartphone or PC.
IF USING SMARTPHONE OR TABLET:

                The Teams app will launch and allow you to join as a guest
IF USING A PC:

                When the browser window presents with three (3) options, select the option to Continue in Browser… and provide your name as a guest

Click here to join the meeting

NEWS

McDonald Borough Passes Ordinance #759 Concerning Temporary Dumpsters and Portable Storage Devices – To view Ordinance CLICK HERE

McDonald Trash Collection  – Effective July 1st, 2018 McDonald trash collection will be serviced by Waste Management. Pick up day will be Tuesdays.  For additional information contact Waste Management at 1-800-866-4460

Keep updated on McDonald Boro news on Facebook; “McDonaldPennsylvania”.

The Washington County Transportation Authority (Freedom Transit) provides bus service between McDonald and Washington with stops along the route. Bus stops are at Havloch Commons (Coal Street),  Giant Eagle (Station Street), and Heritage Library (4th Street). Other stops along the way include the Senior Center in Cecil, Senior Center in Canonsburg, Shop n’ Save in Canonsburg, Pike Inn in Houston, The Meadows and shopping areas in Washington. The service operates Monday thru Friday 6:45a.m. – 7:30p.m. with trips every 90 minutes. For more information please visit www.freedom-transit.org.

Parking in the Borough on Saturdays and Sundays is free at all meters.